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FITC Mobile Development Conference

FITC Mobile 2009 is a conference aimed at programmers and developers of mobile content. The sessions includes topics about virtually all mobile platforms and will cover information about iPhone, Flash Lite, Android, Palm, Blackberry plus various other.


The FITC Mobile Conference is a two-day event, September 13 – 14, that’s going to take part in Toronto, Canada this year at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The agenda consists of presentations, demonstrations, and panel discussions; an important note is that is one of the only events in the world covering all aspects of mobile content.

As the official site describes it, the conference will bring together leaders in mobile design and development, developers and programmers of mobile content, and all those who are curious to know all about the mobile development world. This event will cover along with the technical side of development, marketing, funding, and other business aspects of mobile development. The sessions will cover a variety of topics from iPhone applications, to Adobe’s Flash Lite development, to Googles Android, as well as Blackberry, Palm, SMS text messaging, QR codes, Mobile video, and other relevant ones. FITC Mobile aims to cover all these issues in an intelligent and informed manner.

The list of confirmed speakers is comprised by:

  • James Eberhardt (Technical Director and Content Developer)
  • Brandy Gilchrist (Executive, Investor, Mobile Evangelist)
  • Deborah Hall (Mobile Marketing Strategist)
  • Scott Janousek (Flash Mobile Design & Development Expert)
  • Thomas Joos (Mobile Consultant, Flash Life Specialist)
  • Tony MacDonell (Thought Leader, Rich Internet Application Design & Development)
  • Collin Moock (ActionScript Expert and Author)
  • Dom Sagolla (iPhone App Developer)

Another thing you should know about is that this conference has an optional pre-conference workshop on Saturday, September 12. The entire event is part of Mobile Innovation Week, scheduled for September 13 – 16, 2009 in Toronto.


The Mobile Development Conference is open to beginner, intermediate and advanced programmers and developers of mobile content. Ticket prices range from C$93.45 for a Student Conference Pass to C$418.95, a Regular Conference + Workshop Day. To purchase the tickets and find out more information click HERE.

The official sponsors are Motorola, Adobe, BlackBerry, Microsoft Mobile, the City of Toronto, Forum Nokia, Samsung, and EchoMobile.


Shawn Pucknell, the Executive Producer of FITC Mobile, asserts that: “Mobile is here to stay. It’s become a part of all of our lives. And as the need for content and applications grows, so does the need for talented and experienced developers to create that content and experience“.

Being one of the only events in the world covering all aspects of mobile content, there are anticipated 300-400 attendees from around the world. This conference is a great opportunity for both current and future developers of mobile content to learn from the leaders in the field and to share their knowledge with other developers. And if you need further information check the FITC site.

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